DRCC News

Pêche Island Day 2017

September 25th, 2017

On Saturday September 23 2017, guests from across Windsor-Essex celebrated World Rivers Day by crossing the Detroit River to visit Pêche Island. The island is only accessible by boat, kayak or canoe, and so many of the visitors experienced this hidden gem for their first time. With the help of Windsor Essex County Canoe Club, […]

Essex County Geocachers to Host Fall Cleanup at Devonwood Conservation Area

September 21st, 2017

Cache In – Trash Out! Essex County Geocachers will be holding their fall CITO (cache in trash out) event at Devonwood Conservation Area Saturday September 30th 2017. Participants will meet in the parking area at 10:30am, the trash cleanup will begin at 11:00pm and run until about 1:00pm. All Are Welcome! If you would like […]

Is Your Urban Forest Healthy?

July 17th, 2017

Save trees in your community by becoming a forest health volunteer! You’re Invited to attend the Forest Health Volunteer Training Session to learn to detect insect and disease problems in trees.   When: Wednesday July 26th 2017 Time: 6pm to 8pm Where: Ojibway Nature Centre, 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, ON RSVP by e-mailing volunteers@bioforest.ca Download […]

Herb Gray Parkway Vegetation and Snakes Factsheet

July 11th, 2017

An information factsheet on snakes for property owners published by the Ministry of Transportation relating to the Herb Gray Parkway is now available. The factsheet introduces snakes native to the area as well as best management practices landowners can adopt to protect them.                     Download Here […]

Draft Binational Strategies for Chemicals of Mutual Concern Available for Public Review

July 11th, 2017

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue Binational Strategies to reduce the release and impact of Chemicals of Mutual Concern (CMC). The draft strategies for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) are now available for public review on binational.net. * DRAFT Binational Strategy for PCB Risk […]

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